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People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary (Hungarian)

This report provides a summary of the main findings and recommendations of the technical assistance “People, Portraits, Perspectives: Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary” provided by the World Bank to the Government of Hungary. ... See More +

Working Paper 137827 JUN 28, 2019

Karacsony,Sandor I.; Millan,Natalia; Petric,Alina Nona; Buhler,Dorothee Christine; Ferre,Celine; Torkos,Andras Tamas; Teller,Nora Disclosed

People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary : Technical Report on Labor Market Analytics for Improved Jobseeker Profiling (English)

As part of the technical assistance “People, Portraits, Perspectives: Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary” provided by the World Bank to the Government of Hungary, this report characterizes the Hungarian population that is out of work or marginally employed according to their labor market barriers using 2016 EU-SILC survey data. ... See More +

Working Paper 137825 JAN 01, 2019

Teller,Nora; Petric,Alina Nona; Torkos,Andras Tamas; Buhler,Dorothee Christine; Millan,Natalia; Ferre,Celine; Karacsony,Sandor I. Disclosed

People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary (English)

This report provides a summary of the main findings and recommendations of the technical assistance “People, Portraits, Perspectives: Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary” provided by the World Bank to the Government of Hungary. ... See More +

Working Paper 137827 JAN 01, 2019

Teller,Nora; Petric,Alina Nona; Torkos,Andras Tamas; Buhler,Dorothee Christine; Millan,Natalia; Ferre,Celine; Karacsony,Sandor I. Disclosed

Being fair, faring better : promoting equality of opportunity for marginalized Roma (English)

Many Roma are among the poorest and most vulnerable Europeans, facing poverty, exclusion, and discrimination. In European Union member countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with substantial Roma populations, inequalities between Roma and non-Roma start early and are striking. ... See More +

Publication 102804 FEB 06, 2016

Gatti,Roberta V.; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Anan,Kosuke; Ferre,Celine; De Paz Nieves,Carmen Disclosed

Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások összefüggései Magyarországon (Hungarian)

The objective of this paper is to develop a way to monitor and track progress on social inclusion of vulnerable groups in Hungary, particularly among marginalized Roma communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 105696 JAN 01, 2016

Ferre,Celine; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Kullmann,Adam; Morrica,Valerie; Teller,Nora Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? (English)

Policymakers and development groups are interested in innovative ways to deliver cash transfer programs and make an impact where it’s needed most. ... See More +

Brief 93916 JAN 01, 2015

Ferre,Celine; Sharif,Iffath Anwar French Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? : Bangladesh - Des transferts monétaires conditionnels peuvent-ils améliorer la nutrition? (French)

Policymakers and development groups are interested in innovative ways to deliver cash transfer programs and make an impact where it’s needed most. ... See More +

Brief 93916 JAN 01, 2015

Ferre,Celine; Sharif,Iffath Anwar English Disclosed

Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project (English)

There is an increasing recognition that investment in human development at an earlier age can have a significant impact on the lifetime earnings capacity of an individual. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7077 OCT 01, 2014

Ferre, Celine; Sharif, Iffath Disclosed

Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)

Romanian Roma families today constitute a large, young, and extremely poor ethnic minority group, facing exclusion from markets and services. Investments in Roma inclusion are essential for Romania to achieve its Europe 2020 social inclusion goals, and the considerable returns on such investments will lay a more solid foundation for achieving sustained, shared prosperity across Romanian society. ... See More +

Working Paper 86671 FEB 28, 2014

Anan, Kosuke; Karacsony, Sandor; Anton, Simona; Balica, Magda; Botonogu, Florin; Catana, Aida; Dan, Adrian; Danchev, Plamen; Farcasanu, Dana; Ferre, Celine; Florescu, Richard; Grigoras, Vlad; Ionita, Sorin; Ivasiuc, Ana; Kits, Barbara; Kullman, Adam; de Laat, Joost; Magheru, Mihai; Mathema, Ashna; Mihalache, Cristi; Moarcas, Mariana; Ofiteru, Larisa; Rokx, Claudia; Rostas, Iulius; Stanculescu, Manuela; Swinkels, Rob; Tan, Lea; Thapa, Dikshya; Weber, Michael Romanian Disclosed

Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? : Summary report (English)

Romanian Roma families today constitute a large, young, and extremely poor ethnic minority group, facing exclusion from markets and services. Investments in Roma inclusion are essential for Romania to achieve its Europe 2020 social inclusion goals, and the considerable returns on such investments will lay a more solid foundation for achieving sustained, shared prosperity across Romanian society. ... See More +

Working Paper 86671 FEB 28, 2014

Anan, Kosuke; Karacsony, Sandor; Anton, Simona; Balica, Magda; Botonogu, Florin; Catana, Aida; Dan, Adrian; Danchev, Plamen; Farcasanu, Dana; Ferre, Celine; Florescu, Richard; Grigoras, Vlad; Ionita, Sorin; Ivasiuc, Ana; Kits, Barbara; Kullman, Adam; de Laat, Joost; Magheru, Mihai; Mathema, Ashna; Mihalache, Cristi; Moarcas, Mariana; Ofiteru, Larisa; Rokx, Claudia; Rostas, Iulius; Stanculescu, Manuela; Swinkels, Rob; Tan, Lea; Thapa, Dikshya; Weber, Michael Romanian Disclosed

Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? (Vol. 2) : Raport final (Romanian)

Romanian Roma families today constitute a large, young, and extremely poor ethnic minority group, facing exclusion from markets and services. Investments in Roma inclusion are essential for Romania to achieve its Europe 2020 social inclusion goals, and the considerable returns on such investments will lay a more solid foundation for achieving sustained, shared prosperity across Romanian society. ... See More +

Working Paper 86671 FEB 28, 2014

Anan, Kosuke; Karacsony, Sandor; Anton, Simona; Balica, Magda; Botonogu, Florin; Catana, Aida; Dan, Adrian; Danchev, Plamen; Farcasanu, Dana; Ferre, Celine; Florescu, Richard; Grigoras, Vlad; Ionita, Sorin; Ivasiuc, Ana; Kits, Barbara; Kullman, Adam; de Laat, Joost; Magheru, Mihai; Mathema, Ashna; Mihalache, Cristi; Moarcas, Mariana; Ofiteru, Larisa; Rokx, Claudia; Rostas, Iulius; Stanculescu, Manuela; Swinkels, Rob; Tan, Lea; Thapa, Dikshya; Weber, Michael English Disclosed

Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? : Raport de sinteza (Romanian)

Romanian Roma families today constitute a large, young, and extremely poor ethnic minority group, facing exclusion from markets and services. Investments in Roma inclusion are essential for Romania to achieve its Europe 2020 social inclusion goals, and the considerable returns on such investments will lay a more solid foundation for achieving sustained, shared prosperity across Romanian society. ... See More +

Working Paper 86671 FEB 28, 2014

Anan, Kosuke; Karacsony, Sandor; Anton, Simona; Balica, Magda; Botonogu, Florin; Catana, Aida; Dan, Adrian; Danchev, Plamen; Farcasanu, Dana; Ferre, Celine; Florescu, Richard; Grigoras, Vlad; Ionita, Sorin; Ivasiuc, Ana; Kits, Barbara; Kullman, Adam; de Laat, Joost; Magheru, Mihai; Mathema, Ashna; Mihalache, Cristi; Moarcas, Mariana; Ofiteru, Larisa; Rokx, Claudia; Rostas, Iulius; Stanculescu, Manuela; Swinkels, Rob; Tan, Lea; Thapa, Dikshya; Weber, Michael English Disclosed

Diagnostics and policy advice for supporting Roma inclusion in Romania (English)

Romania's long-term economic sustainability and the long-term viability of the country's social protection system crucially depend on the success of Roma inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 89621 FEB 28, 2014

Anton, Simona; Balica, Magda; Botonogou, Florin; Catana, Aida; Dan, Adrian; Danchev, Plamen; Farcasanu, Dana; Ferre, Celine; Florescu, Richard; Grigoras, Vlad; Ionita, Sorin; Ivasiuc, Ana; Kits, Barbara; Kullman, Adam; de Laat, Joost; Magheru, Mihai; Mathema, Ashna; Mihalache, Cristi; Moarcas, Mariana; Ofiteru, Larisa; Rostas, Iulius; Rokx, Claudia; Stanculescu, Manuela; Swinkels, Rob; Tan, Lea; Thapa, Dikshya; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Can public works programs help the poor during crises? (English)

Economic crises can be particularly arduous for poor and vulnerable people. In particular, job losses stemming from economic downturns undercut the ability of more vulnerable households to support themselves. ... See More +

Brief 74825 JAN 01, 2013

Azam,Mehtabul; Ferre,Celine; Ajwad,Mohamed Ihsan Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 26 (3) (English)

This issue of the World Bank economic review includes the following topics of interest: is there a metropolitan bias? the relationship between poverty and city size in a selection of developing countries; impact of SMS-based agricultural information on Indian farmers; crises, food prices, and the income elasticity of micronutrients - estimates from Indonesia; economic geography and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa; the decision to import capital goods in India: firms' financial factors matter; coffee market liberalization and the implications for producers in Brazil, Guatemala and India; implications of COMTRADE compilation practices for trade barrier analyses and negotiations. ... See More +

Publication 80522 NOV 01, 2012

Lanjouw, Peter; Fafchamps, Marcel; Minten, Bart; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Tiwari, Sailesh; Zaman, Hassan; Bosker, Maarten; Garretsen, Harry; Bas, Maria; Berthou, Antoine; Russell, Bill; Mohan, Sushil; Banerjee, Anindya; Yeats, Alexander J.; Ferre, Celine; Ferreira, Francisco H.G. Disclosed

Did Latvia's public works program mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 crisis ? (English)

To mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 global financial crisis on vulnerable households, the Government of Latvia established Workplaces with Stipends, an emergency public works program that targeted registered unemployed people who were not receiving unemployment benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6144 JUL 01, 2012

Azam, Mehtabul; Ferre, Celine; Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan Disclosed

Is there a metropolitan bias ? the inverse relationship between poverty and city size in selected developing countries (English)

This paper provides evidence from eight developing countries of an inverse relationship between poverty and city size. Poverty is both more widespread and deeper in very small and small towns than in large or very large cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5508 DEC 01, 2010

Ferre, Celine; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter Disclosed

Age at first child : does education delay fertility timing ? the case of Kenya (English)

Completing additional years of education necessarily entails spending more time in school. There is naturally a rather mechanical effect of schooling on fertility if women tend not to have children while continuing to attend high school or college, thus delaying the beginning of and shortening their reproductive life. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4833 FEB 01, 2009

Ferre, Celine Disclosed

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People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary (Hungarian)
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JUN 28, 2019 137827 Working Paper
People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary : Technical Report on Labor Market Analytics for Improved Jobseeker Profiling (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137825 Working Paper
People, Portraits, Perspectives : Improving Employability for Inclusive Growth in Hungary (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137827 Working Paper
Being fair, faring better : promoting equality of opportunity for marginalized Roma (English)
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FEB 06, 2016 102804 Publication
Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások összefüggései Magyarországon (Hungarian)
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JAN 01, 2016 105696 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93916 Brief French
Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? : Bangladesh - Des transferts monétaires conditionnels peuvent-ils améliorer la nutrition? (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 93916 Brief English
Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7077 Policy Research Working Paper
Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 86671 Working Paper Romanian
Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? : Summary report (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 86671 Working Paper Romanian
Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? (Vol. 2) : Raport final (Romanian)
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FEB 28, 2014 86671 Working Paper English
Achieving Roma inclusion in Romania : what does it take? : Raport de sinteza (Romanian)
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FEB 28, 2014 86671 Working Paper English
Diagnostics and policy advice for supporting Roma inclusion in Romania (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 89621 Working Paper
Can public works programs help the poor during crises? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74825 Brief
The World Bank economic review 26 (3) (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 80522 Publication
Did Latvia's public works program mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 crisis ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6144 Policy Research Working Paper
Is there a metropolitan bias ? the inverse relationship between poverty and city size in selected developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5508 Policy Research Working Paper
Age at first child : does education delay fertility timing ? the case of Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 WPS4833 Policy Research Working Paper